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      I would unhook the gear selector cables from the...

      I would unhook the gear selector cables from the levers and with the car off, select reverse. Start the car and release the clutch pedal. If reverse now engages, then you know its not a internal...
    2. If you don't want to go through a vw dealer, then...

      If you don't want to go through a vw dealer, then I would check these guy's out: http://www.zelek.com/vw02J_hard_parts.htm
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      It sure can, and its much simpler too :) Not a...

      It sure can, and its much simpler too :)

      Not a video but the link has some great illustrations for 5th gear removal
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    4. The differential, 2 output shafts, drive shaft,...

      The differential, 2 output shafts, drive shaft, reverse shaft and shift rods are removed all at once (need two people). I think you are hung up because the selector tower is still attached and is...
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      Popping out of 5th gear is a good indication that...

      Popping out of 5th gear is a good indication that you ran your transmission low on oil. As a result, 5th gear is the first to pay the price. I have a feeling you have melted your 5th gear needle...
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      Can you post some compression test numbers? If...

      Can you post some compression test numbers? If everything is to spec, I would then recheck your timing.
    7. Thread: 020 choices

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      Lots of choices out there. Pick on that is...

      Lots of choices out there. Pick on that is applicable to your build: http://www.zelek.com/diagram_charts/diagramlist.htm
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      Pooping out of 5th gear is a telltale sign your...

      Pooping out of 5th gear is a telltale sign your low on transmission oil. Low oil = high temperatures which leads to damage gears and bearings. Drain the old oil ( check for debris) and refill it...
    9. The 02J boxes, as you have already pointed out,...

      The 02J boxes, as you have already pointed out, came with two different shift towers. It seems VW changed to the "notched" style in 2003 (the one pictured on the right). A lot of Vortexer's are...
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      That's one of your old valve stem seals. ...

      That's one of your old valve stem seals.




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      You got it :) Sent from my iPhone using...

      You got it :)


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      The firing order is 1-3-4-2 With the cap...

      The firing order is 1-3-4-2

      With the cap locked onto the distributor, insert the #1 spark plug wire into the terminal that is closest to the one o'clock position. Going clockwise on the cap, the...
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      How's your coolant level? Sent from my...

      How's your coolant level?


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    14. Absolutely. They look scary to do, but if you...

      Absolutely. They look scary to do, but if you take your time and keep everything organized you'll be fine

      Check out Broke's site to see what you are getting into: http://www.brokevw.com/
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      Follow the Bentley manual for the specs - please!...

      Follow the Bentley manual for the specs - please!

      Make sure the holes are free of fluid before torquing the head bolts down. You don't want to be cracking that block.
    16. SOLD

      SOLD
    17. Hmmmm On my computer I pulled up 02A 311 247 C...

      Hmmmm

      On my computer I pulled up 02A 311 247 C or 02A 311 239 C for the 1st gear synchro
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      07-06-2014 I have another notched one...

      07-06-2014

      I have another notched one available.
    19. $40.00 shipped - I want this this outa here :)

      $40.00 shipped - I want this this outa here :)
    20. PM me

      PM me
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